Clark Hill Attorney Anne-Marie Vercruysse Welch Elected to the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit’s Camping Services Board of Directors

Jun 19, 2008

DETROIT , MI Clark Hill Attorney Anne-Marie Vercruysse Welch was elected to the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit’s Camping Services Board of Directors. For more information please visit http://www.ycampingservices.org/ .

Anne-Marie Vercruysse Welch is an associate of Clark Hill's Detroit office.  Her areas of practice focus primarily on employment litigation and labor law.  Ms. Welch represents both public and private employers, and routinely advises non-profit organizations.

Ms. Welch lectures at employment law seminars regarding employee misuse of the Internet, legal hiring and termination practices, legal monitoring practices, privacy rights in the workplace, and employers' methods to reduce healthcare costs.  Her published works include: "Googling Applicants-Invasion of Privacy or an Acceptable Screening Method?" HR Specialist, Michigan Employment Law, November 2007 and National HR Specialist, January 2007; "10 Steps to a Sensible and Effective Strategy to Reduce Healthcare Costs," (co-author) Institute of Continuing Legal Education, April 2007; "Michigan's New Security Breach Notification Law," HR Specialist, Michigan Employment Law, April 2007; and "Eastern District Update," Michigan State Bar Labor and Employment Law Notes, Fall 2007.

As an active citizen in the Detroit Metropolitan community, Ms. Welch serves on the boards of the Barristers for the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association and The Birmingham Community House Uptown Group ("TUG").  She is a member of the Eastern District Federal Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, the ABA/EEOC Liaison Committee, and the Royal Oak Woman's Club.

Ms. Welch earned her J.D., magna cum laude , from Michigan State University College of Law, where she received a full academic scholarship and earned numerous awards for academic merit, including the Jurisprudence Achievement Award for Employment Discrimination Law.  Ms. Welch also served as an Associate Editor of the MICHIGAN STATE LAW REVIEW, a member of the Phi Delta Phi executive board, and an intern to the Honorable Avern L. Cohn of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in History and Communication, with honors, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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